In the wake of the Newtown shootings, the NRA has called for armed guards in schools, state legislators from Arizona to Georgia pushed to arm principals, and hundreds of teachers are learning to handle and fire a gun. But a new Public Policy Polling survey shows that just a quarter of Americans support giving teachers guns, with NRA support dropping below 50 percent and support for its armed-guard plan narrow even amongst Republicans.

The 27 percent supporting armed teachers may suggest a drop from the 64 percent support in a December Gallup poll, and we're a little disappointed that Public Policy Polling didn't delve deeper — not they ever really do, but still.